Cavitaves

Cavitaves
Rufous Necked Hornbill 2.jpg
Rufous-necked hornbill, Aceros nipalensis at nesting cavity
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Clade:Coraciimorphae
Clade:Cavitaves
Ericson, 2012
Clades

Cavitaves is a clade that contain the order Leptosomatiformes (cuckoo roller) and the clade Eucavitaves (a large assemblage of birds that includes woodpeckers, kingfishers and trogons).[1][2][3][4][5][6] The name refers to the fact that the majority of them nest in cavities.

Cavitaves

Leptosomatiformes (cuckoo roller)

Eucavitaves

Trogoniformes (trogons)

Picocoraciae

Bucerotiformes (hornbills and hoopoes)

Picodynastornithes

Coraciiformes (rollers and kingfishers)

Piciformes (woodpeckers and toucans)

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References

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